[TriLUG] Video Card Troubles Ubuntu Studio
rvestal at trilug.org
Tue Sep 16 13:55:53 EDT 2008
When I have NVidia issues like this, I use and older version of the
driver to get around the issues. I've had to do this a couple of times.
Brian Blater wrote:
> I have an older machine that has been running Ubuntu Studio 7.10 for
> awhile. Yesterday I decided to install US 8.04 on this box (clean
> install.) For the most part the install went fine, but I'm only
> getting 800x600 resolution from my card - Geforce2 MX400. I installed
> the proprietary drivers and then I end up with only 640x480. Can't
> seem to get any better. I did some google searching and it seams
> others have had the same problems. No real fix for it from what I can
> tell. Several were able to get it working after installing EnvyNG
> several times others modified the xorg.conf. I messed with it most of
> the day yesterday and got no where.
> So, if anyone has any ideas that would be great.
> Otherwise, anyone have a decent AGP4x/8x video card laying around they
> would like to get rid of for cheap? I guess it doesn't matter if it is
> Nvidia or ATI, just that it works with US 8.04 and newer than the
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